B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad

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For college in Pune, see B. J. Medical College, Pune.

B.J. Medical College(BJMC) is a medical college situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat India. Affiliated to Gujarat University, BJMC is one of the largest medical institutes in the country.[1]

History[edit]

The college was originally founded as Ahmedabad Medical School in 1871, which was renamed B.J. Medical School after businessman and philanthropist Sir Byramjee Jeejeebhoy in 1879 who provided significant amount of monetary help to the institution. Sir Byramjee Jeejeebhoy had played significant role in founding several institutions including B. J. Medical College, Pune. BJMC,Ahmedabad was affiliated with Gujarat University in 1951 for its undergraduate programs, and in 1956 for postgraduate studies.

Recognition[edit]

The college is also a center for the National Board of Medical Examinations and the school has made major contributions in studies with the Indian Council of Medical Research. The college has been recognized by the World Health Organization for its innovation in integrated teaching along with training programs on child health services and universal immunization.

Admission & Courses[edit]

The college provides admission to 250 students each year in over 15 branches of medicine (M.D.), five branches of surgery (M.S.), super specialty courses of D.M. in three branches, M.Ch in four branches, postgraduate diploma courses in 10 branches, and many other health care degrees for non-medical students.

DM[edit]

  • Cardiology, 7. Recognized for 1 seat on or after 1991. U N Mehta Inst. of Cardiology is affiliated with B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. (Permitted for increase of seats from 1 to 7 u/s 10A.)
  • Nephrology, 4. Recognized for 2 seats when granted on or after 1988. (Permitted for increase of seats from 2 to 4 u/s 10A.)

M.Ch[edit]

  • Neurosurgery Gujarat, 4. Recognized for 2 seats when granted on or after December 1988. (Permitted for increase of seats from 2 to 4 u/s 10A.)
  • Paediatric Surgery, 3. Recognized for 1 seat on or after October 2006. (Permitted for increase of seats from 1 to 3 u/s 10A.)
  • Plastic Surgery, 4. Recognized for 2 seat when Granted on or after March 1990. (Permitted for increase of seats from 2 to 4 u/s 10A.)
  • Urology/Genitourinary Surgery, 4. Recognized for 2 seats when granted on or after February 1987. (Permitted for increase of seats from 2 to 4 u/s 10A.)

M.Sc[edit]

MD[edit]

  • Emergency Medicine, 2. (Permitted u/s 10A.)
  • Anaesthesiology, 44. Recognized for 32 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 32 to 44 u/s 10A.)
  • Biochemistry, 3. (Permitted u/s 10A.)
  • Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, 6. Recognized for 5 seats. (Permitted u/s 10A for increase of seats from 5 to 6)
  • Forensic Medicine, 5. Recognized for 3 seats when granted on or after March 1993. (Permitted u/s 10A for increase of seats from 3 to 5)
  • General Medicine, 28. Recognized for 18 seats by nomenclature of Med. & Therapeutics. (Permitted for increase of seats from 18 to 28 u/s 10A.)
  • Immuno-haematology & Blood Transfusion, 2. Recognized for 1 seat when granted on or after April 2009. (Permitted for increase of seats from 1 to 2 u/s 10A.)
  • Microbiology Gujarat, 9. Recognized for 6 seats when Granted on or after March 1998. (Permitted u/s 10A for increase of seats from 6 to 9)
  • Paediatrics, 11. Recognized for 8 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 8 to 11 u/s 10A.)
  • Pathology, 23, Recognized for 13 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 13 to 23 u/s 10A.)
  • Pharmacology, 8. Recognized for 4 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 4 to 8 u/s 10A.)
  • Physiology, 10. Recognized for 5 seats when granted on or after April 1973. (Permitted for increase of seats from 5 to 10 u/s 10A.)
  • Psychiatry, 3. Recognized when granted on or after October 1979.
  • Radio Diagnosis/Radiology, 13. Recognized for 11 seats. (Permitted u/s 10A for increase of seats from 11 to 13.)
  • Radiotherapy, 4. Recognized for 2 seats when granted in or after October 1984. (Permitted for increase of seats from 2 to 4 u/s 10A.)
  • Social & Preventive Medicine/Community Medicine, 10. Recognized for 8 seats. (Permitted u/s 10A for increase of seats from 8 to 10.)
  • Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Pulmonary Medicine, 4. Recognized when granted on or after April 1979 by nomenclature of TB & Chest Diseases)

MD/MS and D/MS[edit]

  • Anatomy, 8. Recognized for 5 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 5 to 8 u/s 10A.)
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 18. Recognized.
  • Ophthalmology, 12. Recognized.

MS[edit]

  • ENT, 5. Recognized
  • General Surgery, 24. Recognized for 18 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 18 to 24 u/s 10A.)
  • Orthopaedics, 13. Recognized for 8 seats. (Permitted for increase of seats from 8 to 13u/s 10A.)[2]

Re-innovation[edit]

There are plans to refurbish the infrastructure. The college will be among six such institutions in the country that will be upgraded on the lines of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. State Health and Family Welfare authorities say that the college will be renovated and retrofitted. The project is scheduled to run approximately four years costing over US$200 million. The upgrade will include a new super-specialty hospital.-->

Notable alumni[edit]

Massachusetts General Hospital,Boston, MA[3]

Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Center, Ahmedabad[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medical Colleges". Gujarat Health and Family Welfare Department. Archived from the original on 17 August 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sorry". Indianexpress.com. Retrieved 20 March 2012. [dead link]
  3. ^ Sports Medicine, Therapy, Rehabilitation and Surgery- Mass General Sports Medicine
  4. ^ ikdrc-its[dead link]

Coordinates: 23°03′8.28″N 72°36′10.33″E / 23.0523000°N 72.6028694°E / 23.0523000; 72.6028694